Palmic

Pal"mic

(?), a. [Cf. F. palmique.] (Chem.) Of, pertaining to, or derived from, the castor-oil plant (Ricinus communis, or Palma Christi) and other species of the family Euphorbiaceae; -- formerly used to designate an acid now called ricinoleic acid (d-12-hydroxyoleic acid, C18H34O3). [Obsoles.]
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Pal`mi*dac"ty*les

(?), n. pl. [NL. See Palm, and Dactyl.] (Zol.) A group of wading birds having the toes webbed, as the avocet.
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